All companies are represented and embodied by their employees. Furthermore, most firms recognise that improvement on an individual level can instigate organisation-wide advancement.
All organisations place some level of importance on the behaviour and performance of their individual employees, but companies who operate in the fleet sector are particularly dependent on the results of their drivers' actions while they are behind the wheel.
Fleets are making increasing use of driver displays, but to be more of a help than hindrance they must be implemented in a safe and efficient manner.
Recently in Kielce, Poland, MiX Telematics joined channel partner Drabpol at the TRANSEXPO â one of the countryâs largest bus and coach gatherings. Together, they illustrated to local bus operators the value of implementing an effective fleet management solution.
From 17 to 19 September 2013, MiX Telematics participated in the VUC Expo, otherwise known as the International Fair of Urban Vehicles Cargo. The company used the event as a platform to illustrate how their world-class solutions help operators to track and manage their vehicles and drivers, resulting in boosted efficiency and safety levels.
Operational in Australia since 2000, MiX Telematics boasts a number of local bus customers including Murrayâs Coaches, Greyhound Australia, Bus Queensland and Dyson Bus Services. At the Australian Bus & Coach Show in Sydney last week, the company showcased its premium fleet management solution that helps operators of light and heavy vehicle fleets to combat rising transport costs.
In China, 10 new customers have chosen a MiX Telematics solution, which is as a result of the companyâs strong relationship with local channel partner Rainboway Heavy Vehicle Service Co. Ltd. Two of the more recent customers are leading compressed gas distribution companies.
Speeding is an issue that affects all road users. But fleet managers are in a unique position to reduce the impact of speeding.
Fleet drivers are more likely then other road users to be tempted to speed. Fortunately for fleet managers, there are specific solutions available.
On 21 and 22 August 2013, MiX Telematics hosted a conference to bring together our African channel partners. 30 representatives joined the annual gathering in Johannesburg, representing 15 countries in total that included Nigeria, the DRC, Senegal, Angola, Kenya and Sudan.
Just last week, MiX Telematics participated in the Computer Science Careers Day at the renowned Stellenbosch University in South Africa. The event was attended by a number of students, many of whom were keen to hear about how MiX Telematics works and how they can go about applying for holiday work and intern placements.
The International Insurance Conference of Southern Africa is a major industry event that takes place every July and is hosted at Sun City. MiX Telematics consumer brands, Matrix and Beame, made bold statements in the exhibition arena, including a larger than life iPhone at the Matrix stand.
Europcar customers will be more safely and efficiently transported between the hirerâs base and Heathrowâs terminals, thanks to a collaboration between MiX Telematics and UK channel partner, F16 Consulting Limited.
From 19-20 June 2013, MiX Telematics participated in the ATUC National Congress, in partnership with Spanish channel partner, Azimut. The event, held in Vitoria, brought together key industry players including the Valencia Urban Transport Company and TITSA, Tenerifeâs urban buses company.
Being exposed to extreme temperatures or excessive heat while driving can have very similar effects on drivers as fatigue, which can increase the risk of being involved in a crash where someone is injured or killed.
Not only do people have to deal with the change of conditions brought on by Mother Nature, but the summer months also tend to see busier roads, increased traffic and an increase in drivers like tourists driving on unfamiliar roads.